Phalgun Month, or Falguna Masa, is the 12th month in a traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Phalgun Masa in 2013 begins on March 12 and ends on April 10, 2013. Phalguna Masam is the last month in traditional Telugu Hindu Calendar. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Amalaki Ekadasi, Holi Festival, and Papamochini Ekadasi.
Sankatahara Chavithi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 30, 2013.
Phalgun Masa 2013 Shukla and
- Phalgun Masa 2013 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from March 12 to March 27.
- Phalgun Masa 2013 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from March 28 to April 10.
Poornima in Phalguna Masa 2013
Phalguna Poornima or Full moon day is on March 27, 2013. Time from 3:51 PM on March 26 to 3:13 PM on March 27, 2013. Purnima Vrat is on March 26. Holi play with colors is on March 27.
Amavasya in Phalguna Masa 2013
Phalgun Amavasya or No moon day is on April 10, 2013. Time from 2:16 PM on April 9 to 2:22 PM on April 10, 2013.
The dates of important festivals in Phalgun Masa are:
- Amalaki Ekadasi – March 23
- Pradosh – March 24
- Holika Dahana - March 26
- Holi Festival – March 27
- Ranga Panchami - March 31
- Papamochini Ekadasi – April 6
- Pradosh - April 7
Please note that Falgun Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India begins on February 26, 2013 and ends on March 27, 2013.
Phalgun Masam in Gujarat,
Maharashtra and Karnataka is similar to the Telugu Calendar.